Enterococcus spp

Evidence Based Review on Daptomycin Use in the Treatment of Gram(+) Infections

Daptomycin is the only clinically used member of a cyclic lipopeptides class of antibiotics. Daptomycin has rapid bactericidal activity against not only rapidly growing, but also against slow growing bacterial cells including those in biofilms. …

Daptomycin – the Review of Pharmacological, Clinical and Microbiological Characteristics

Daptomycin is the first approved member of a cyclic lipopeptides class of antibiotics with anti-Gram(+) activity. In contrast to majority of other antimicrobials daptomycin has rapid bactericidal activity against not only rapidly growing, but also …

Current Views on the Therapy of Enterococcal Endocarditis

The recent approaches to the treatment of endocarditis caused by Enterococcus spp., including strains that are resistant to conventional therapy, are discussed in the article. The possible ways of reduction of nephrotoxicity in elder patients and in …